Tourism Academy

Una Kilberg CMP, CEM

Meeting Event Manager - Maritz Travel

Una Kilberg has over 20 years of experience in the meeting and hospitality industry. On the industry side she has experience as both a hotel sales and convention services manager all within the Hilton family of hotels. In her planning career, she has worked for several diverse organizations – technical, engineering, and medical. Along with her logistics experience and expertise she has held positions in exhibits for both sales and management. She earned her Certified Meeting Professional certification in 2004 and Certification in Exhibit Management in 2011. She has her Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University in Hospitality Management.

Una has spoken locally at Pittsburgh MPI, PSAE (Pittsburgh Society of Association Executives), and for the PCMA Power chapter in Columbus, OH. She participated at the ESPA annual meeting in a planner panel for the Event Service Professionals in attendance. Una has served on the Client Advisory Boards for both San Antonio and Denver. Una and her husband Tim live in the south hills of Pittsburgh. They have three daughters who are out of college and finding their way in the world. When not working Una and Tim enjoy travel especially to visit their girls in Austin, Chicago (their hometown), and wherever her oldest daughter lives. They have a lagotto romagnolo (an Italian waterdog) who is full of energy. Una loves sports, especially football, hockey, and college sports. She enjoys going to the Pittsburgh symphony, theater, and going out to eat.

Speaking Sessions
Tue 5/21 - Day 1
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

    Lunch & Meeting & Events Planner Panel Discussion

    In this interactive Q&A we'll hear directly from meeting and event planners about what they look for in a destination and how DMOs can reach planners with helpful, inspiring messaging and digital content. 

    Room: Symphony Ballroom